Sodium In Comets

  title={Sodium In Comets},
  author={G. Cremonese and M. Fulle},
  journal={Earth, Moon, and Planets},
  • G. Cremonese, M. Fulle
  • Published 1997
  • Physics
  • Earth, Moon, and Planets
  • A great deal of attention has been given to the production and spatial distribution of sodium in comets after the discovery of the sodium tail, by Cremonese et al. (1997a), on Hale-Bopp. The sodium has been observed in several comets in the past, but the Hale-Bopp represent the first time where it will be deeply analyzed considering the several data and scientists working on that. The sodium tail stimulated different studies trying to explain the mechanism source and provided the new lifetime… CONTINUE READING